Nikos Salingaros

Nikos A. Salingaros is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas in San Antonio, as well as a noted architectural theorist and urbanist and a consultant on biophilic design and human-scale urbanism. He is co-winner of the 2018 Clem Labine Award from Traditional Building magazine.

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Why we hug the edge of open spaces: Campus design, part 7

Fundamental sensory mechanisms determine how we walk in relation to built structures. This physiological basis must inform the design of pedestrian campus circulation.
NIKOS SALINGAROSJUL. 26, 2018
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Space is experienced positively only when it is coherent: Campus design, part 8

Open space will be used when we feel that it encloses us with a semi-permeable, welcoming perimeter. The design of successful urban space therefore relies predominantly on human psychological responses.
NIKOS SALINGAROSAUG. 6, 2018
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Budgeting for a fractal city: Campus design, part 5

Most funding should go to small projects in a living city. Instead, funding is often skewed toward large projects.
NIKOS SALINGAROSJUN. 25, 2018